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March 2017 – Recent Alumni Accomplishments


All of us at the PhD Program in History are proud to announce these fantastic recent alumni accomplishments:

Michael Brenes (2014) is now Senior Archivist of American Diplomacy at Yale University’s Sterling Memorial Library.

Vanessa Burrows (2015) has begun a position as an Historian at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

John Freeman (2012) is an Assistant Professor of History Indian River State College.

Joshua  Kinlaw (2013) has accepted the Assistant Professor History and the Humanities position offered to him by King’s College in lower Manhattan.

University of North Carolina Press has informed us that Dangerous Grounds: Antiwar Coffeehouses and Military Dissent in the Vietnam Era, by David Parsons (2013) will be published shortly.

Sara Pursley (2012) has begun her position as Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at New York University.

Lin-Yi Tseng (2014) is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Academia Sinica in Taipei.

Laura Santangelo (2014) is a faculty member of the Writing Program at Princeton University.

The first book by Andrew DJ Shield (2015), Immigrants in the Sexual Revolution: Perceptions and Participation in Northwest Europe, will be published this year as part of Palgrave Macmillan’s Genders and Sexualities in History series.  He is a Research Fellow at Roskilde University in Denmark.

Noah Simmons (2012) is a Visiting Instructor at Pratt Institute.

Secil Yilmaz (2016) has accepted a tenure track job at Franklin & Marshall College, starting in Fall 2018. She will continue on next year as a postdoctoral fellow at Cornell University.

Congratulations, alumni!

And here’s a link to our last list of accomplishments – 

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